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Shelvoke And Drewry
Shelvoke & Drewry was a British manufacturer of specialised commercial vehicles, now defunct. It was best known for its innovative waste collection vehicles, which were once the preferred choice of municipal authorities in the UK. It also manufactured fire engines, buses and fork-lift trucks. Based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
in England, it was started in 1922 by Harry Shelvoke and James Drewry, both of whom had successful careers in commercial vehicle design and manufacture. In 1949 Ritson Morris Davenport was appointed Managing Director, and Harry Shelvoke became Chairman and served until 1957. Its first product was the "Freighter", originally a multi-purpose flatbed truck notable for its tiny wheels and tiller-type steering, but it was soon adapted for refuse collection
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Edwin Foden Sons & Co
Foden Trucks
Foden Trucks
was a British truck and bus manufacturing company which had its origins in Sandbach, Cheshire
Cheshire
in 1856. PACCAR
PACCAR
acquired the company in 1980, and ceased to use the marque name in 2006.Contents1 History1.1 Collapse and takeover2 Marque
Marque
retirement 3 Notes 4 Bibliography 5 External linksHistory[edit]1930 Foden steam lorryFoden F1 1931 diesel, on display at the Science Museum (London)1959 Foden S20 dropsideFoden S21 tractor unit – DAX6/32 6x2 Twin Steer Tractive Unit, JDN 672E1967 Foden S36 flatbedIn 1856 Edwin Foden (1841–1911) became apprenticed to the agricultural equipment manufacturing company of Plant & Hancock. He left the company for an apprenticeship at Crewe Railway Works but returned to Plant & Hancock at the age of 19. Shortly afterwards he became a partner in the company
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Smith Electric Vehicles
Smith Electric Vehicles
Smith Electric Vehicles
(also known as Smith's) was a manufacturer of zero emission commercial electric vehicles. The company was founded in 1920 in the North of England
North of England
but in 2011 moved its headquarters to Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Smith manufactured the largest range of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles in the world, with gross vehicle weights (GVWs) from 3,500 kg – 12,000 kg. It was formerly based in Washington, Tyne and Wear, Smith produced vehicles for the European Canadian, European, South-East Asia and US markets. It was formerly part of The Tanfield Group plc, which trades on the AIM market of the London
London
Stock Exchange. Tanfield established a separate company, Smith Electric Vehicles
Smith Electric Vehicles
US Corp (SEV US Corp) in 2009 to penetrate the North American market
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Alexander Dennis
Alexander Dennis[1] (formerly known as TransBus International) is a British bus building company based in Scotland
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Plaxton
Plaxton
Plaxton
is an English builder of bus and coach vehicle bodies based in Scarborough. Founded in 1907 by Frederick William Plaxton, it became a subsidiary of Alexander Dennis
Alexander Dennis
in May 2007.Contents1 History1.1 Beginnings 1.2 Coaches of the 1930s 1.3 1950s 1.4 1960s and 1970s 1.5 The Paramount era 1.6 Henlys and a new beginning 1.7 Independent again 1.8 Purchase by Alexander Dennis2 Products2.1 Past 2.2 Current2.2.1 Coaches 2.2.2 Buses3 See also 4 References 5 Image links 6 External linksHistory[edit]G-Line Holidays Plaxton Elite
Plaxton Elite
bodied Volvo B9R
Volvo B9R
in June 2011Beginnings[edit] The business was founded as a joinery workshop, and expanded into building contracting. As a building contractor, Plaxtons built a number of notable buildings in Scarborough
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Charge Automotive Limited
Arrival Ltd is a Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
England
based electric vehicle designer and manufacturer,[1] specialising in the production of lightweight commercial vehicles. Originally registered as Charge Automotive it began designing electric vehicles from its original base in Yarnton, Oxfordshire.[2][3] Its CEO is the co-owner of Korus, a partner in Yota, a Russian mobile supplier and mobile service provider.[4] Its Technical Director is Mr
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IBC Vehicles
IBC Vehicles
IBC Vehicles
Limited is a British automotive manufacturing company based in Luton, Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
and a subsidiary of Vauxhall, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Opel
Opel
Automobile GmbH. Its principal operation is an assembly plant located in Luton, GM Manufacturing Luton, which currently produces light commercial vehicles sold under the Opel
Opel
and Vauxhall marques.Contents1 History 2 Products 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] IBC Vehicles
IBC Vehicles
has its roots in Bedford Vehicles, the van manufacturing subsidiary of Vauxhall. In 1986 the Bedford Vehicles
Bedford Vehicles
van factory in Luton
Luton
was reorganised as a joint venture with Isuzu. The resulting company was named IBC Vehicles ( Isuzu
Isuzu
Bedford Company Limited)
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JCB (company)
J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited, universally known as JCB, is an English multinational corporation, with headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, manufacturing equipment for construction, agriculture, waste handling and demolition. It produces over 300 types of machines, including diggers (backhoes), excavators, tractors and diesel engines. It has 22 factories across Asia, Europe, North America, and South America; its products are sold in over 150 countries.[2][3] JCB was founded in 1945 by Joseph Cyril Bamford, after whom it is named; it continues to be owned by the Bamford family
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Leyland Trucks
Leyland Trucks
Leyland Trucks
is the leading medium and heavy duty truck manufacturer in the United Kingdom, and is based in the town of Leyland, Lancashire. The company can trace its origins back to the original Leyland Motors
Leyland Motors
firm, which was founded in 1896, and subsequently evolved into the giant conglomerate British Leyland
British Leyland
(BL). After BL's collapse and nationalisation in the mid 1970s, the trucks business was subsequently divested. It emerged from the bankruptcy of DAF NV
DAF NV
as the result of a management buy out in June 1993. Since Leyland Trucks
Leyland Trucks
was acquired by Paccar
Paccar
it has become the group's established centre for the design, development and manufacture of light and medium duty trucks
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London EV Company
London EV Company
London EV Company
Limited (LEVC, formerly The London Taxi Corporation Limited trading as The London Taxi Company) is an automotive engineering company with its headquarters in Coventry, United Kingdom, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Chinese automaker Geely.[1] The company is famous for its London black taxicabs.Contents1 History 2 Electric taxi 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] See also: Manganese Bronze Holdings Geely's involvement in British taxicab production dated to 2006 when it partnered with LEVC's predecessor The London Taxi Company, and its parent Manganese Bronze Holdings, in the creation of a China-based taxicab manufacturing joint venture
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Mellor Coachcraft
Mellor Coachcraft[1] is a British bus manufacturer based in Bolton, Greater Manchester, with a factory in nearby Rochdale. Founded in the 1960s, Mellor have primarily produced bodywork for various different minibus chassis throughout its history.Contents1 History 2 Products2.1 Current 2.2 Former3 ReferencesHistory[edit]A Mellor-bodied Mercedes-Benz Vario
Mercedes-Benz Vario
operated by Chesterfield Community Transport Mellor Coachcraft
Mellor Coachcraft
was founded in the 1960s by Tom Mellor with a factory in Rochdale, Greater Manchester
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Optare
Optare
Optare
(LSE: OPE)[2] is a British bus manufacturer based in Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire
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Stevens Vehicles
Stevens Vehicles Ltd is a British electric car and van manufacturer based in Port Talbot.Contents1 Background 2 ZeCar 3 ZeVan 4 Plans 5 References 6 External linksBackground[edit] The Company is a manufacturer of zero emission electric cars and vans designed by the father and son team of Tony Stevens and Peter Stevens.[1] The vehicles were conceived, designed and developed in Kent, England and are manufactured at Port Talbot, Wales.[2] The brand, comprising two vehicle types, was launched on 1 March 2008, comprising the ZeCar and ZeVan.[1] The designer is Professor Tony Stevens, who has spent over 50 years in the motor industry and who has long experience in the engineering, design and marketing of vehicles.[1] Tony Stevens designed the Hillman Hunter
Hillman Hunter
and Sunbeam Rapier
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Economy Of The United Kingdom
The economy of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
is highly developed and market-oriented.[25][26] It is the Sixth-largest national economy in the world measured by nominal gross domestic product (GDP), ninth-largest measured by purchasing power parity (PPP), and nineteenth-largest measured by GDP
GDP
per capita, comprising 3.9% of world GDP.[27] It is the third-largest economy in the European Union after Germany
Germany
and France. In 2016, the UK was the tenth-largest goods exporter in the world and the fifth-largest goods importer
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Wrightbus
Wrightbus[1] is a Northern Irish coachbuilder and pioneer of the low-floor bus based in Northern Ireland; it was established in 1946 by Robert Wright and currently run by his son William Wright.Contents1 History1.1 Low-floor 1.2 Present2 Exports 3 Products3.1 Current 3.2 Former3.2.1 Single deck 3.2.2 Double deck4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] GHA Coaches
GHA Coaches

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Albion Motors
Thomas Blackwood Murray, Norman Osborne Fulton, John Francis Henderson.Defunct marque defunct 1980Headquarters Glasgow, ScotlandNumber of locationsScotstoun, BathgateProducts Commercial vehicle componentsWebsite www.aam.com Albion Motors
Albion Motors
radiator badgeAlbion 1902Albion 16HP Wagonette 1904Workers at Albion Motors
Albion Motors
in 1911Front of an earlier modelAlbion CX7 8-wheel tanker 1948Albion Venturer 1949Heavy-duty Albion CX24 recovery truckAlbion Reiver 1963Albion Commercial Vehicles at Biggar Vintage Rally, August 2008Albion Automotive of Scotstoun, Glasgow
Glasgow
is a former Scottish automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturer. It is currently involved in the manufacture and supply of Automotive component systems. From WW1 to the 1950s, Albion had rivalled Foden for the reliability and ruggedness of their trucks
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